In June 2016 Coats acquired Gotex, a Spanish company that designs, manufactures and sells a range of innovative, high performance industrial textiles to serve industries such as telecommunications (fibre optic cables), energy and oil and gas.
Based near Barcelona, Spain, Gotex is a market leader in coated fibreglass yarns with proprietary technology that enables manufacturing at significantly higher speeds than conventional technology. Gotex products complement Coats’ aramid product range and strengthen it presence in fibre optics.
Gotex is expanding into high-growth markets such as India by leveraging Coats’ unrivalled geographic footprint, breadth of global customer relationships and strong corporate brand. In 2017, Gotex’s revenue growth was c. 30% above 2016.
- Binders, Ripcords and RFP
- Reinforced Tapes
- Mica Tapes and PP Foamed Paper
- Personal Protection